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Dec 18, 2012 6:00am EST
, particularly if you were in northern europe. cold, depressing. there was not a whole lot of hope. you know, today, we get beautiful poinsettias sent to us and we have flowers at christmas time. back in the day, they tpt have special delivery overnight -- they didn't have special delivery overnight. dave sort of diamondback time. >> so they said, until we get all those things, we'll set up a little wreath. it was really to mark hope in the coming season that there would be growth of crops and all that kind of stuff. originally, the wreath was made of some greenery, had candles in it. there would be four candles, one candle in the middle and it was looking ahead. >> it was a celebration of the winter solstice more than it was a celebration of christmas. they think the actual wreath that we are so familiar with comes from the ancient roman times when the aristocrats of the roman era would wear what we all commonly know as a wreath on their head. a crown on their head. >> like a crown. >> yeah. so they think that is where the wreath came from and then the wreath has come to symbolize a lot mor
FOX
Dec 6, 2012 6:00am EST
. and then the garter, they are saying in -- back in medicine evil europe that the single ladies used to chase the bride after to get pieces of the wedding dress and they would take pieces and tear it all to tatters because it was good love. they realized later on that that wasn't working so well show they started throwing the gulstan dart are so this they would have something else they could take. -- glowing the garter so that they would have something else they could take. -- throwing the garter so that they would have something else they could take. >> thank you, jenna for the question. if you have a question you want answered, go to myfoxdc.com and click on the weather tab. >> there you go. >> time now to head over to julie wright to see what is happening with the morning commute. >> all of that and we're not going to talk about the music of billy idol. >> we got to mention billy idol and white wedding. >> what says i love you forever like billy idol? oh, yeah. outer loop of the beltway, this is where my tractor-trailer flipped over around 2:00 a.m. this morning. it was loaded with pineapple. the ri
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